Collect All Six. AMTK 184 was painted into Heritage colors in early 2011. Even though it has passed here at least twice before, it managed to elude my camera until now. Here it le... (more)
April Fool! Amtrak 822 showed up on the point of the Lake Shore Limited just before darkness fell, negating the planning for a night shot I had done that afternoon at work wh... (more)
Over 2 feet of snow greets the morning yard job as they block outbound cars for Selkirk, NY after the 2013 Blizzard.
Relic. The Boston section of the Lake Shore Limited departs Framingham behind the usual pair of P42s. The NYC-era signal bridge above the train owes its continued existence ... (more)
Long Hood Forward on MBTA? No, MBTA has not adopted long-hood forward operation. When #1133 returned from being overhauled by NS, it was set off in Nevens Yard for a CSX local to f... (more)
New York Central E-8 leads another E-8 and an E-7, on the head of the Boston-bound New England States past Nevins yard NYC's FA's mixed frequently with, (intermediate unit), RS-2/3's on mainline ... (more)
The big GE power of 1973 on light freight in mid winter.
The caboose track in Framingham Yard.
Light engines and caboose hop head south to pick up a cut of auto racks loaded with GM cars ready to hit the markets out west.
Go Time. With his train together and air test done, Q437 is all set to head west when the NA dispatcher can take him.
Taking The Night Off. Railroading may be a 24-7 business, especially here in Framingham, but work trains tend to do their thing by day and get parked at night. CSXT 8856 spends the... (more)
A Rainy Night In...Massachusetts. Rained-soaked power off Q264 spends the night in Framingham, waiting for a Q293 crew to come on duty and begin their westbound trip.
The MBTA platform at Framingham is usually a less-than-ideal place for photography. At night, however, the platform lights can provide enough glow to shoot a westbound waiting for a signal out of... (more)